Via Nazionale is a major street linking Piazza della Repubblica, near Rome’s Termini Station, to Piazza Venezia in the center of the city. Visit St. Paul’s Within the Walls, an important place of worship filled with stunning artworks.
This historic street connecting two of Rome’s public squares is lined with shops selling designer brands, leather goods and sportswear. Enjoy fine dining at many restaurants and cafés. Discover some of Rome’s ancient monuments, including the Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II in Piazza Venezia.
Find the Santa Caterina a Magnanapoli, a 17th-century church on the western end of Via Nazionale. This remarkable church was devoted to St. Catherine of Siena. Notice the richly decorated interior, including the remains of frescoes by the Italian early Renaissance painter Antoniazzo Romano. See the The Glory of the Eternal Father by Francesco Rosa in the sanctuary’s dome.
Visit St. Paul’s Within the Walls, known as the first American Protestant church to be built in Rome. This church was completed in the late 19th century and designed in the Gothic revival style by English architect George Edmund Street. Exceptional mosaics by the English artist Edward Burne-Jones line rear walls and apse. This church also hosts alternating art exhibits.
The Palazzo delle Esposizioni is a remarkable neoclassical exhibition hall, museum and cultural center on Via Nazionale. Attend a film screening or a multimedia event. See modern art from around the world in an exhibit. The palace also hosts art workshops.
If you’re planning on shopping in Rome, book accommodations near Via Nazionale. Luxury hotels and less expensive apartments are available. This renowned street is just a short walk from the Termini Central Station. Alternatively, get off the metro at the Repubblica - Teatro dell'Opera station and you will emerge on Via Nazionale near the Piazza Della Repubblica.
Wander along the lively street of Via Nazionale for some of Rome’s finest shopping and historic sites.